Portrait of the Artist’s Eldest Daughter

Maker(s)
Artist: Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849-1921)
Historical period(s)
1893-1894
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
H x W: 68.7 x 56 cm (27 1/16 x 22 1/16 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1906.96a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Oil painting

Keywords
child, portrait, United States
Provenance

From 1894 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Abbott Handerson Thayer in May 1894 [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file.

[2] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Abbott Handerson Thayer (C.L. Freer source) 1849-1921
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Nathaniel Pousette-Dart, Royal Cortissoz. Abbott H. Thayer. Distinguished American artists New York. pl. 38 (as "Artist's Daughter").
  • Nelson C. White. Abbott H. Thayer: Painter and Naturalist. Hartford. p. 86.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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